This challenge is no longer open to new participants…join us next time! Do you feel like you’re just barely hanging on with your high need baby, toddler or preschooler? Do you constantly feel frustrated, overwhelmed, or even resentful toward your child? Do you feel like you’re parenting from the trenches, rather than really ENJOYING your […]
As I went through my most recent C-section with Zion, I could not stop thinking about how I wanted to write a blog post sharing practical details about the surgery, what to expect pre- and post-op, and an insider’s encouragement/tips. I know how nervous I was to have one with our firstborn, so my goal […]
Inside: Worried your child may have anxiety? Use this anxiety in children symptoms checklist. One of my children was recently diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, and I didn’t see it coming. I knew my child struggled in certain situations, but I didn’t think she had anxiety. That day we got home from the doctor’s office […]
This post contains affiliate links Every time I post a picture of my acupressure mat on my insta-stories I get a bunch of questions so I figured a blog post was due. I will share everything I know about acupressure mats so you can decide if you need one. (spoiler alert: you probably do!) A […]
It’s my baby’s birthday today! Yep, my youngest is turning SIX. Can you believe it? Seems like just yesterday Harlow was exiting the womb. Actually, no it doesn’t. That seems like a lifetime ago. I also realize that because Harlow is a tiny one, I’ve been able to hang onto the baby years longer than […]
Guest Post by Natalie Rebecca Stafford, age 15 I was around four years old when I started asking my mom for “Talk Time.” It was more like Question Time because I always asked her to tell me “something bad” that happened in the world that day. Somehow I knew life was not always like the […]
High need babies and toddlers tend to suck at entertaining themselves. While other kids are content to sit in a bouncy seat looking around, or can sometimes play happily with toys on their own, these things can be very difficult (or impossible) for a high need baby or toddler This can be extremely frustrating for […]
Here’s the thing about high need kids: from the time they’re little babies, they tend to get 100% focused in on what they want (or don’t want). As infants, they’ll cry and scream relentlessly until they’re picked up, fed, changed, or until their needs are met. As young babies, we obviously want to meet those […]
“Why won’t you stop crying already!” “Why are you crying…there’s nothing wrong” “Don’t make such a fuss about such a little thing…sheesh” “Calm down!” “Stop acting like a baby!” Any of these sound familiar? I know I’ve said each of these things…more than once. When your child cries, screams and fusses pretty much ALL the […]
I love sharing my thoughts on Halloween because I feel very strongly that this day is not meant to be robbed from the Lord! This is the day that the Lord has made – so let us REJOICE and be glad in it! Let us seek Him and find ways to be a light and […]
There are Halloween baby costumes…and then there are BABY COSTUMES. These mini cosplays are irresistibly cute. I’ll warn you. You’re going to want to cuddle those chubby arms and kiss those slobbery cheeks! The post 32 Adorable Baby Costumes You Need to Cuddle Immediately – Updated 2018! appeared first on The Mighty Moms Club.
You love your children, and you want to give them the best possible start in life. By focusing on basic health through proper nutrition, cultivating a healthy relationship with food, and ensuring that they’re getting all of the nutrients they need to grow, you can help plant strong roots for your child. You can […]
There’s no playbook for having kids, and while every parent is allowed to parent in their own way, there are still things every parent should do first. After all, having kids will change your life in a significant way, and it will cause you chaos, and stress, and memories, and everlasting love. Thankfully, when you […]
If you’ve wondered what house you belong to, wonder no more If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you’re obviously familiar with every piece of Potter-related paraphernalia out there. But if you don’t have these “sorting candles” which slowly reveal the Hogwarts house you belong to, can you really call yourself a fan at all? This […]
Hours after giving birth to my first child, I had the post-baby shower. I distinctly remember staring in the hospital bathroom mirror at my unfamiliar… The post We need to talk about childbirth appeared first on A Baby on Board blog.
As a mom, you have so many questions about what is right for your baby. Breastfeeding versus bottle feeding; homemade versus store-bought food; vaccinating versus not – and it doesn’t stop there. As your child grows, the discussions and debates about what is best for your child continue and you are left to play judge […]